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Adobe® Illustrator® 10 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Linking slices to URLs

When designing Web pages, it's useful to attach links to objects that will load the specified Web page. You can link any object you create in Adobe Illustrator to a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address, transforming the object into a button that links to an Internet Web site.

You can use either slices or image maps to link one or more areas of an image—called hotspots—to a URL. When a user clicks the hotspot in the resulting Web page, the Web browser loads the linked file. Slices with hotspots can link only to rectangular areas.

Image maps can link to polygonal or rectangular areas in your artwork. For more information ...

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